Geelong will be
Victoria’s Home of Gymnastics for the next three years, with all major
Victorian Gymnastics Championships to be held at the Geelong Arena
from 2020 to
The agreement is a partnership between the City of Greater Geelong and
The events to be held in Geelong include Gymnastics Victoria’s three major
State Championship and National Qualification events: the Senior Victorian
Championships, the Junior Victorian Championships and a Gymnastics Showcase
Athletes in men’s artistic gymnastics, women’s artistic gymnastics, acrobatic gymnastics
and trampoline gymnastics will participate in the Senior Victorian Gymnastics
Championships, which is a pathway event for national representation.
Athletes aged between seven and 15 years-old will take part in the Junior
Victorian Gymnastics Championships, one of the largest events on the Gymnastics
Victoria calendar, which attracted over 1000 gymnasts in 2019.
Recreational gymnasts will be able to showcase their skills at the Victorian
Gymnastics Showcase Event. These gymnasts participate in the TeamGym Victorian
Championships, a GymStar showcase competition, and the display gymnastics
The Showcase Event will also welcome gymnasts from the competitive rhythmic and
acrobatic gymnastics disciplines.
Gymnastics Victoria has an existing relationship with Geelong Arena after
staging multiple events at the venue over the past decade.
Councillor Peter Murrihy, Chair, Geelong
Major Events Committee:
Greater Geelong is excited to welcome back gymnasts from Victoria and
across Australia for competitions at Geelong Arena over the next three years.
Jamie Parsons, Gymnastics Victoria CEO:
The City is proud to
support this strong partnership between Gymnastics Victoria and Geelong Arena,
which will cement our region as the ‘Home of Gymnastics.’
Our Victorian gymnastics
community love coming to Geelong for gymnastics competitions and Geelong Arena
has always been a fantastic venue for our major events.